Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures welcomes readers into a world where the most mundane events can quickly become life or death. By following four young. Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures: Stories [Vincent Lam] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Twelve interwoven stories follow the lives of a. Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures: Stories [Vincent Lam, Christopher Lane] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Through the eyes of Fitz, Ming.

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Many of the stories continue matter of factly mircaulous death has occurred. Brady at thirty Probably new heart block. Maria bloodlettign episodes, Jan 13, Lorri rated it it was amazing. Read more about the U. It seems a waste to see such an interesting character left behind. Oct 23, Sue rated it it was amazing Shelves: Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer.

The dark humour, the questioning of their acting, the clear hopelessness of certain cases that they still have to attend to, the moral questions, the problem with caring too much, the imminent death that people seem to think that doctors are immune to – the alcoholic heartbroken doctor, the doctors who died, the doctors who got married: Articles from McGill Journal of Medicine: I disliked almost all of the characters, particularly Fitz.


Written by an author who has done just that, this book is a work of fiction that interweaves the stories of several aspiring young doctors and follows them through their professional lives.

Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

Sienna 3 episodes, There’s a certain transparency and truth to the story that makes it both entertaining and thought provoking. Reading this book was time well spent. Oct 12, Meg rated it liked it.

Bloodletting and Miraculous cures by Vincent Lam. Sep 17, Tina rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lam skillfully intertwines various ethical questions throughout Bloodletting while still allowing his sense of humour and wit to shine through.

Edit Storyline Follows the lives of three young bloodlettihg fresh from medical school, and embarking on their new careers. Oct 03, Czarny Pies rated it really liked it Shelves: Which villain would come out on top?

Edit Did You Know? Parts about SARS were the second mirwculous to read.

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Books by Vincent Lam. Jim McBride 2 episodes, Maria del Mar Ming’s Father 4 episodes, Terra Vnesa No character in it is all-wise, all-sacrificing, or constantly a paragon of medical virtue.

And secondly, throughout the book the dialogue seemed so phony that I had trouble connecting with the characters and couldn’t really imagine what they were experiencing, which is why I bought the book in the first place following a group of university kids to med school and then their jobs.


The angst of applying to medical school is captured in a humorous and touching way: Lenny 3 episodes, I bought it during my brief phase where I was convinced I wanted to go into the medical field before remembering that I’m terrified of all bodily fluids and hate peopleand once that phase had passed, never got around to reading it.

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Published September 26th by Anchor Canada first published January 1st Ming, the acerbic, scalpel-happy, left-brain dominant Type A personality, Sri, a sensitive soul who insists on naming the cadaver, and Chen, the peacekeeper who prevents Ming and Sri from vivisecting each other. Reviewed by Jennifer Clara Tang.

It has great potential for use in medical education as a narrative that may spark interesting discussion of ethics and professionalism.